NYSE:SCL - Stepan Stock Price, News, & Analysis

$91.77
+0.93 (+1.02 %)
(As of 06/20/2019 01:27 AM ET)
Today's Range
$90.33
Now: $91.77
$92.03
50-Day Range
$84.30
MA: $88.87
$92.65
52-Week Range
$69.17
Now: $91.77
$95.32
Volume73,800 shs
Average Volume88,332 shs
Market Capitalization$2.08 billion
P/E Ratio18.81
Dividend Yield1.10%
Beta1.3
Stepan Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells specialty and intermediate chemicals to other manufacturers for use in various end products in North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia. The company operates through three segments: Surfactants, Polymers, and Specialty Products. The Surfactants segment offers surfactants that are used as principal ingredients in consumer and industrial cleaning products, including detergents for washing clothes, dishes, carpets, and floors and walls, as well as shampoos and body washes; and other applications, such as fabric softeners, germicidal quaternary compounds, and lubricating ingredients. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Soap, detergents, & cleaning preparations; perfumes, & cosmetics
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP85858610
Phone847-446-7500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.99 billion
Cash Flow$8.7734 per share
Book Value$34.84 per share

Profitability

Net Income$112.76 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,250
Market Cap$2.08 billion
Next Earnings Date7/24/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Stepan (NYSE:SCL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Stepan's stock symbol?

Stepan trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SCL."

How often does Stepan pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Stepan?

Stepan declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, June 14th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 30th. View Stepan's Dividend History.

How were Stepan's earnings last quarter?

Stepan (NYSE:SCL) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 30th. The basic materials company reported $1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.27 by $0.04. The basic materials company had revenue of $489.17 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $510.57 million. Stepan had a net margin of 5.40% and a return on equity of 14.24%. Stepan's revenue for the quarter was down 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.44 EPS. View Stepan's Earnings History.

When is Stepan's next earnings date?

Stepan is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Stepan.

What price target have analysts set for SCL?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Stepan's shares. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $95.00. On average, they expect Stepan's stock price to reach $72.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 21.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Stepan.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Stepan?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Stepan in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Stepan.

Has Stepan been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about SCL stock have trended somewhat negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Stepan earned a media sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Stepan.

Are investors shorting Stepan?

Stepan saw a decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 268,500 shares, a decrease of 30.1% from the April 15th total of 384,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 95,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.8 days. Approximately 1.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Stepan's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Stepan's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Stepan own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Stepan investors own include Visa (V), Ross Stores (ROST), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), salesforce.com (CRM), CVS Health (CVS), NVIDIA (NVDA), PepsiCo (PEP), Starbucks (SBUX), Zions Bancorporation NA (ZION) and A. O. Smith (AOS).

Who are Stepan's key executives?

Stepan's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. F. Quinn Stepan Jr., Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Arthur W. Mergner, VP of Supply Chain (Age 55)
  • Mr. Scott R. Behrens, VP & GM of Surfactants (Age 49)
  • Ms. Jennifer Ansbro Hale, Consultant (Age 57)
  • Mr. Luis E. Rojo, VP & CFO (Age 46)

Who are Stepan's major shareholders?

Stepan's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Eagle Asset Management Inc. (0.71%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.68%), Grace & White Inc. NY (0.48%), Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. (0.47%), Walthausen & Co. LLC (0.41%) and Foundry Partners LLC (0.36%). Company insiders that own Stepan stock include Arthur W Mergner, Debra Stefaniak, Edward J Wehmer, F Quinn Stepan, F Quinn Stepan Jr, Frank Pacholec, Gregory E Lawton, Gregory Servatius, Jennifer Ansbro Hale, Luis Rojo, Michael Ross Boyce, Robert Victor Slone and Scott R Behrens. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Stepan.

Which major investors are selling Stepan stock?

SCL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, JPMorgan Chase & Co., California Public Employees Retirement System, Martingale Asset Management L P, Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC, TD Asset Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP and Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have sold Stepan company stock in the last year include Arthur W Mergner, Debra Stefaniak, Edward J Wehmer, F Quinn Stepan, F Quinn Stepan Jr, Frank Pacholec, Gregory E Lawton, Robert Victor Slone and Scott R Behrens. View Insider Buying and Selling for Stepan.

Which major investors are buying Stepan stock?

SCL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Roubaix Capital LLC, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., Eagle Asset Management Inc., Foundry Partners LLC, Quantinno Capital Management LP, AJO LP, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC and Royce & Associates LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Stepan.

How do I buy shares of Stepan?

Shares of SCL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Stepan's stock price today?

One share of SCL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $91.77.

How big of a company is Stepan?

Stepan has a market capitalization of $2.08 billion and generates $1.99 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $112.76 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.88 on an earnings per share basis. Stepan employs 2,250 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Stepan.

What is Stepan's official website?

The official website for Stepan is http://www.stepan.com/.

How can I contact Stepan?

Stepan's mailing address is Edens and Winnetka Road, Northfield IL, 60093. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 847-446-7500 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Stepan (NYSE SCL)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  189 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  269 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  458
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Stepan and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SCL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SCL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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